In the shadow of the US’ protectionist and inward-looking policies, a new world order is taking shape with myriad possibilities, making India inch closer towards non-alignment
India is working for a larger purpose to survive in a world where no space is envisaged for the other by an “America First” President
Pakistan army’s attempt to rebuild a war-battered Miranshah in FATA is also premised on creating a narrative and symbols that shows the presence of a foreign hand — India
Before Miranshah in Pakistan’s Waziristan was left in a state of disrepair after the Pakistan army launched a military operation — Zarb-e-Azb — in 2014 to oust the entrenched Pakistan Taliban, this frontier town had built a reputation for Pashtun assertion and the giddy romanticism of the Raj days.
A journey to Pakistan’s FATA revealed how despite the army’s attempts to revive a former frontier town, the scars left behind by the war are still far from getting healed
The day Justice Jasti Chelameswar was retiring, he made an interesting remark that highlighted the hollowness of our much-vaunted independent judiciary. He said that there are ‘Rs 1 crore lawyers’ that neither open their mouths nor take a stand. And it is these established constitutional lawyers and jurists, according to him, who have attacked him for his attempts to democratise the institution.
The future of the million Rohingyas in Bangladesh is uncertain. The government wants the community en masse to be shifted to a floating island in the middle of the Bay of Bengal. What does this mean for the stateless Rohingya? Only time will tell.
Relations between India and Pakistan do not warrant much optimism as so many times things have soured but this time, though, it could be different as the Pakistani army inserts itself in the peace process
With Trump announcing his decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran, India seems to be stuck between a rock and a hard place, especially with respect to the Chabahar port deal
If the US brings back the claustrophobic sanctions against Iran, it would have serious implications for many countries that had started to do business with Tehran after the nuclear deal was signed
This seemingly inexpensive way to use social media to change governments has all the imprimatur of a military operation set in a civilian setting. Prashant Kishore used the same tools as Analytica to help Modi come to power in 2014. Will Kishore illumine on Analytica?
As India re-evaluates its stance and toes a new line on China, it must pause to reflect on the possible outcome
Despite being underrated and under editorialised by the Indian media, there is nothing that anyone can really take away from the importance of the event organised by the Indian Islamic and Cultural Centre (IICC) to provide a forum for the visiting King of Jordan, His Majesty, King Abdullah II, to expound his views on the moderate nature of Islam and the imperative to fight radical Islam.